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					The LOS ANGELES LAWYER

Semiannual Guide to
           Expert Witnesses

Ten Rules By David Nolte
If you want to improve your chances of success in litigation, com-           presentations must be accurately scaled to show amounts, measures,
mit these rules to stone. Then follow them religiously.                      times, etc. For example, the y-axis (the vertical line in any numer-
    Keep it simple. This is the greatest commandment and the one             ical chart) should begin with zero, and not skip amounts through
most frequently violated. Too much information in a visual aid will          the data that is being shown. Doing otherwise presents a biased
confuse rather than clarify. To achieve your goal, invoke the following      picture of the graphed data. Your charts should also include the
guidelines: 1) Each chart should have only one major point, so use           source of the information that it conveys.
multiple charts that build on one another for more complex ideas;                Use word charts rarely, if at all. Not all graphics are created
2) details that are too small to be easily seen should be eliminated         equal. Graphics need to show pictures, concepts, and objects—not
from the chart; and 3) eliminate extra words, numbers, and details.          words and numbers. A typical PowerPoint slide presentation con-
    Use graphics with every important witness. Studies con-                  sisting of words and bullet points lacks creativity and interest.
sistently show that memory increases several hundred percent                     Remember the seriousness of the setting. Modern com-
when the information is both explained and shown. Armed with                 puterized graphics packages have a wide range of fancy do-das.
this knowledge, you should improve every important witness’s                 That does not mean you need to use them in a courtroom. Jurors
presentation with graphics. Graphics enhance the jury’s attention            have a job to do, and most of them take it seriously. Keep to the
span, increase witness credibility, and forcefully communicate your          basics. Numbers should be presented with simple pie, bar, and line
case’s theme between witnesses. Place the emphasis on the evi-               charts. Overly flashy elements may even backfire by raising the sus-
dence, not the witness. If allowed in the jury room, your graphics           picion that you are attempting to hide something by being slick.
will also serve as a tool that can be used by sympathetic jurors to              Charts improve the entire process. Graphics can be useful
convince others.                                                             during settlement, witness preparation, and strategy planning, so
    Improve interest through variety. Blowups of written doc-                develop graphics early in the process. They can then be used dur-
uments by themselves will cause a jury to lose interest almost as fast       ing depositions as a means of having witnesses agree with your pre-
as if no graphics were used. Use a combination of illustrations, pho-        sentation of the facts. Each time you present your graphics, you will
tographs, pie charts, line charts, bar charts, document blowups, and         need to consider logistics, so acquaint yourself with the actual phys-
video. Display these through a variety of presentation media, such           ical layout where your presentation will occur before finalizing
as foam boards, models, and on-screen projection. Variety also               your plans.
means not using graphics for everything. Although every witness                  Keep up with technology. Recent computer advances have
should have some graphic support, the litigator needs to select those        revolutionized the preparation and presentation of information. Costs
issues that are truly important and direct graphic attention there.          are a small fraction of what they used to be, but a budget is nec-
    Test your charts with those unfamiliar with your case. You               essary. Even a low-budget case can afford some graphics. For
need to be able to explain the key facts and rationale of each graphic       example, document video cameras (sometimes called ELMOs after
in a few minutes. If your graphic is not immediately understood by           a particular brand) are now cost effective for every trial practice.
those unfamiliar with your case, your explanation and/or your                Storage of electronic images and graphics is also easier than ever.
graphic needs to be reworked. Your jury will not have studied                Hard disk and CD/DVD storage have advanced to the point where
your case in any way comparable to the agonizing detail that you             you can carry the equivalent of whole rooms of paper documents
have mastered. The risk is that what is obvious to you will be lost          in your briefcase.
on the judge or jury. This does not require expensive jury research;             Get help. In the end, each of these commandments is easier
a small budget case can be reviewed with colleagues who promise              said than done. There are a wide range of consultants who are skilled
to be candid.                                                                in the technology and methods of producing effective presentations.
    Use only properly scaled and labeled color graphs. All                   Have them listen to your case and present ideas based on what they
                                                                             have seen be effective in similar circumstances. Judge them accord-
                                                                             ing to how they honor the first nine commandments. Vendors who
David Nolte is a principal at Fulcrum Financial Inquiry LLP, with 28 years
                                                                             frequently violate these commandments do not have an appreci-
of experience performing forensic accounting, auditing, business
                                                                             ation of what it takes to make a convincing courtroom presenta-
appraisals, and related financial consulting. He regularly serves as an
                                                                             tion. Keep looking until you find someone with the right skill and
expert witness.
                                                                             approach in the courtroom.

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CA 90025, (310) 552-0960, fax (310) 557-3468, e-mail:        ABV, CVA, CBA. More than 30 years’ experience in liti-           for business, real estate, personal injury, and marital
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Contact Roseanna Purzycki or Rory Burnett. Foren-            able for support, tracing, business valuations, fraud in-        analysis of lost profits, lost earnings, and unjust enrich-
sic accounting and litigation support services in the        vestigations, earnings loss calculations, and income             ment, fraud investigation, business valuation, tax plan-
areas of marital dissolution, business valuation and ap-     tax matters. Our firm is very computer-oriented, involv-          ning and preparation and mergers and acquisitions.
praisal, goodwill, business disputes, malpractice, tax       ing the use of computer graphics. We are members of              Hundreds of times as expert witnesses. Prior “big four”
matters, bankruptcy, damage and cost-profit assess-           the Institute of Business Appraisers, the International          accounting firm experience. Specialties include ac-
ments, insurance claims, court accounting, tracing,          Society of CPAs (founding member), the American In-              counting, antitrust, breach of contract, business inter-
and entertainment industry litigation. See display ad        stitute of CPAs, and California Society of CPAs. See             ruption, business dissolution, construction, fraud inves-
on page 55.                                                  display ad on page 79.                                           tigation, asset tracing analysis, intellectual property
                                                                                                                              (patent, trademark and copyright infringement and
HAYNIE & COMPANY, CPAs                                       DAVID OSTROVE, ATTORNEY-CPA                                      trade secrets), product liability, real estate, spousal
4910 Campus Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)            5757 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 535, Los Angeles, CA              support, tax, valuation of businesses, unfair advertis-
724-1880, fax (949) 724-1889, e-mail: sgabrielson            90036-3600, (323) 939-3400, fax (323) 939-3500,                  ing, unfair competition, and wrongful termination. See
@hayniecpa.com. Web site: www.hayniecpa.com.                 e-mail: dostrove@comcast.net. Web site: www.lawyers              display ad on page 53.
Contact Steven C. Gabrielson. Alter ego, consulting          .com/ok&olaw. Contact David Ostrove. Accounting
and expert witness testimony in a variety of practice        malpractice (defense/plaintiff). Experts in legal malprac-       ZIVETZ, SCHWARTZ & SALTSMAN, CPAs
areas: commercial damages, ownership disputes, eco-          tice (defense/plaintiff), auditor’s malpractice (defense/        11900 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 650, Los Ange-
nomic analysis, business valuation, lost profits analysis,    plaintiff), business valuations, breach of fiduciary duty,        les, CA 90064-1151, (310) 826-1040, fax (310) 826-
fraud/forensic investigations, taxation, personal injury,    insurance bad faith cases, tax matters, fraudulent con-          1065. Web site: www.zsscpa.com. Contact Lester J.
wrongful termination, professional liability, and expert     veyances, leveraged buyout, analysis of financial state-          Schwartz, CPA, DABFE, DABFA, Michael D. Salts-
cross examination. Extensive public speaking back-           ments, estate planning, civil litigation, tax litigation, pro-   man, CPA, MBA, Ron B. Miller, CPA, ABV, CFE, or
ground assists in courtroom presentations.                   bate litigation, criminal tax litigation, and business and       David Dichner, CPA, ABV, CVA. Accounting experts
                                                             real estate transactions. See display ad on page 55.             in forensic accounting, tax issues, business valuations,
JONATHAN E. COHEN, AN ACCOUNTANCY                                                                                             and appraisals, marital dissolutions, eminent domain,
CORPORATION                                                  SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.                                       insurance losses, business interruption, goodwill, eco-
5850 Canoga Avenue, Suite 200, Woodland Hills, CA            1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA               nomic analysis, investigative auditing, loss of earning,
91367, (818) 340-9272, fax (818) 883-8126, e-mail:           90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site              commercial damages, and lost profits. Expert witness
jeccpa@pacbell.net. Contact Jonathan E. Cohen.               address: www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or                testimony preparation, and settlement negotiations and
Analysis and calculation of damages and lost profits          Tom Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier             consultations. See display ad on page 51.
(arising from personal injury, business interruption, dis-   provider of business valuation and valuation advisory
ability and wrongful death and termination), expert wit-     services, specializing in litigation support and expert          ADA/DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION
ness testimony and reports, assistance with discovery,       witness testimony. Services include valuations for
depositions and development of case strategy, and ac-        goodwill loss, estate and gift tax planning (family lim-         HAIGHT CONSULTING
counting and financial statement analysis. Jon Cohen          ited partnerships), lost profit analysis, mergers and ac-         1726 Palisades Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272,
has 32 years in public practice as a CPA, including 23       quisitions, goodwill impairment, fairness and solvency           (310) 454-2988, fax (310) 454-4516. Contact Marcia
in litigation support, and holds an MBA.                     opinions, ESOPs, incentive stock options, capital                Haight. Human resources expert knowledgeable in
                                                             raises, corporate, partnership, and marital dissolutions.        both federal and California law. Twenty-five years’ cor-
KAPLAN ABRAHAM BURKERT & COMPANY                             Comprehensive economic, industry, and market re-                 porate human resources management experience plus
Forensic valuation consultants. 5950 Canoga Avenue,          search. Extensive experience in expert witness testi-            over 14 years as a Human Resources Compliance
Suite 200, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, (818) 888-0066,         mony, pretrial preparation, and settlement negotiations.         Consultant in California. Specializations include sexual
fax (818) 888-8860. Contact Michael G. Kaplan, CPA,          See display ad on page 57.                                       harassment, ADA/disability discrimination, other Title
CVA, CFFA. Expert witness services and preparation                                                                            VII and FEHA discrimination and harassment, retalia-


54 LOS ANGELES LAWYER / APRIL 2004
tion, FMLA/CFRA, and safety. Courtroom testimony and
deposition experience. Retained 60% for defense, 40%
for plaintiff. Audit employer’s actions in preventing and
resolving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation is-
sues. Assess human resources policies and practices
for soundness, for comparison to prevailing practices,
and for compliance. Evaluate employer responsive-
ness to complaints and effectiveness of employer in-
vestigations. Assist counsel via preliminary case analy-
sis, discovery strategy, examination of documents, and
expert testimony.

ALLERGY/ASTHMA/IMMUNOLOGY
ROGER M. KATZ MD
1304 15th Street @ Arizona, Suite 102, Santa Monica,
CA 90404, (310) 393-1550, fax (310) 576-3601, e-mail:
rmcat@ucla.edu. Web site: www.allergyasthmamal
.com. Contact Roger M. Katz, MD. IME/expert wit-
ness/review. Experienced plaintiff and defense.
Expert witness record review, IME.

ANESTHESIOLOGY
ROGER F. DONENFELD, MD
10557 Rocca Place, Los Angeles, CA 90077, (310)
471-3777, fax (323) 209-0010. Contact Roger F.
Donenfeld, MD. Chart review and depositions. Expert
witness, board certified, 1986. Anesthesiology fellowship-
trained. Ivy League, board review textbook author. Certi-
fied medical Board of CA expert. Active clinical anesthe-
sia practice. Extensive medical legal experience.

APPRAISAL AND VALUATION
ADVISORY SERVICES GROUP
Coldwell Banker Commercial, 2502 West Artesia
Boulevard, Redondo Beach, CA 90278, (310) 937-
7700, fax (310) 798-6836. Specialties: Real estate, val-
uations, business valuations, condemnations, and FF &
E. As part of the Coldwell Banker Commercial group,
over 450 offices nationwide. Additional services for
special purpose mixed use and contaminated/toxic
properties, environmental/civil engineering. Right-of-
way eminent domain, structural defect reports, and
construction defect reports. In-house CPA, general
contractor, and engineers. Approved for IRS, federal,
state, and municipal courts. Offices in Orange County,
San Diego/Inland Empire and Northern California. See
display ad on page 81.

AMERICAN APPRAISAL ASSOCIATES
350 South Grand Avenue, Suite 3070, Los Angeles, CA
90071, (213) 687-1400, fax (213) 687-7440, e-mail:
sstewart@american-appraisal.com. Contact Stephen
A. Stewart, vice president/managing principal.
American Appraisal Associates is one of the oldest
(est.1896) and largest (1000+ employees) appraisal/
valuation firms in the world, with offices throughout the
globe. American appraisal is a full-service appraisal/
valuation firm offering expertise in real estate, machin-
ery and equipment, and business valuation. Our con-
sultants can assist with solvency and insolvency analy-
ses, litigation support, expert testimony, intangible as-
sets, and discounts associated with minority interests.

DENA HALL AND ASSOCIATES
4554 Poe Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, (818)
887-4399, fax (818) 887-4479, e-mail: dhartco@aol
.com. Contact Dena Hall, ASA, AAA, senior member.
Fine art and personal property appraiser, tested and
certified. Specialist in antiques, fine arts, and decora-
tive arts. Appraiser for insurance, charitable donation,
probate, or family division. Specialist in art litigation, art
and insurance fraud cases. Qualified expert witness
with testimony in over 100 cases in municipal courts,
state and federal courts.

FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY LLP
1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles,
CA 90017, (213) 787-4000, fax (213) 787-4144,
e-mail: dnolte@fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www
.fulcruminquiry.com. Contact David Nolte. Our analy-
sis and research combined with unique presentation
techniques have resulted in an unequaled track record


                                                                 LOS ANGELES LAWYER / APRIL 2004 55
                                        in successful court cases and client recoveries. Our         .com. Web site: www.kpaa.com. Contact Ron Tov.
                                        personnel are full-time and focused on the services we       Architectural expert witness and consulting services for
                                        provide. We incorporate technology into our work to          construction defect and personal injury claims, includ-
                                        provide great results at a more reasonable cost. Our         ing investigation, mediation, arbitration, and trial testi-
                                        expertise encompasses damages analysis, lost profit           mony on architecture, building codes, construction,
                                        studies, business and intangible asset valuations, fraud     standards of care, responsibility allocation, and repair
                                        investigations, forensic economic analysis, analysis of      solutions. Experience from over 1,000 investigations,
                                        computerized data, and computer forensics. See dis-          ranging from custom homes to complex 1,500 unit resi-
                                        play ad on page 2.                                           dential projects and nonresidential buildings, enables
                                                                                                     KPA Associates to develop innovative and cost-effec-
                                        HAMILTON, RABINOVITZ & ALSCHULER, INC.                       tive solutions to construction-related disputes. Archi-
                                        6033 West Century Boulevard, Suite 890, Los Angeles,         tects licensed in California, Nevada, Arizona, and Col-
                                        CA 90045, voice (310) 645-9000, fax (310) 645-8999.          orado. See display ad on page 69.
                                        E-mail: frabinov@aol.com. Contact Francine
                                        Rabinovitz, PhD, executive vice president. Public            ARCHITECTURE
                                        policy, finance, and management consultants provid-
                                        ing litigation support, simulation, and modeling to          IAN MacKINLAY ARCHITECTURE, INC. (IMA)
                                        courts and corporate/public litigants in land use, real      26 O’Farrell Street, Suite 200, San Francisco, CA
                                        estate development, environmental protection, mass tort      94108, (415) 243-4191, fax (415) 243-9769, e-mail:
                                        (including toxic tort), insurance, finance, housing, minor-   ima-arch.com. Web site: www.ima-arch.com. Contact
                                        ity rights, education, and employment cases. Degrees/li-     Ian Mackinlay, FAIA, president. Specialties: architec-
                                        cense: MBAs, PhDs, cert. planners, MPAs, MCPs.               ture; expert analysis and testimony regarding architec-
                                                                                                     tural design and construction defects: building code
                                        HIGGINS, MARCUS & LOVETT, INC.                               compliance, roofing and waterproofing system, prob-
                                        800 South Figueroa Street, Suite 710, Los Angeles, CA        lems related to buildings in snow and cold, problems
                                        90017, e-mail: info@hmlinc.com. Web site: www                related to mold, litigation strategy and organization,
                                        .hmlinc.com. Contact Mark C. Higgins, ASA, presi-            product research and documentation, alternative dis-
                                        dent. The firm has over 20 years of litigation support        pute resolution, remedial design and reconstruction,
                                        and expert testimony experience in matters involving         design review/quality assurance, and design-related
                                        business valuation, economic damages, intellectual           accident trial graphics. 450+ cases since 1979.
                                        property, loss of business goodwill, and lost profits.
                                        Areas of practice include business disputes, eminent         PHILIP KROEZE, AIA, CSI,
                                        domain, bankruptcy, and corporate and marital disso-         Consulting Architectural Services
                                        lution. See display ad on page 59.                           19 Summerside, Coto De Caza, CA 92679, (949) 589-
                                                                                                     0554, fax (949) 589-4351, e-mail: kroeze@cox.net. Web
                                        KRYCLER, ERVIN, TAUBMAN, & WALHEIM                           site: www.jurispro.com Expert search: Kroeze. Contact
                                        15303 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1040, Sherman Oaks,           Philip Kroeze. Licensed Architect, State of California,
                                        CA 91403, (818) 995-1040, fax (818) 995-4124. Web            member: AIA, CSI, ICBO, NCARB. Expert witness:
                                        site: www.info@ketw.com. Contact Michael J. Krycler.         Architectural/engineering standard of care, construc-
                                        Litigation support, including forensic accounting, busi-     tion defects, moisture intrusion, construction docu-
                                        ness appraisals, family law accounting, business and         ments. 30+ years of experience in design and con-
                                        professional valuations, damages, fraud investigations,      struction, single and multifamily residential, commer-
                                        and lost earnings. Krycler, Ervin, Taubman and Wal-          cial, industrial, and office. UBC types I-V: wood, steel,
                                                                                                     and concrete structures. Planning, design, working
  Construction Claims                   heim is a full-service accounting firm serving the legal
                                        community for more than 20 years. See display ad on          drawings, specifications, and construction. Quality as-
                                        page 80.                                                     surance: drawing/specification, coordination models,
                                                                                                     photographs, charts, renderings, and other exhibits.
        When you’re handling a          SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.
                                        1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA           KUDRAVE ARCHITECTS
     construction dispute, you’ll be    90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site:         811 West Seventh Street, Penthouse Suite, Los Ange-
     glad to know who we are.           www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or Tom                 les, CA 90017, (213) 955-0005, fax (213) 955-0006,
                                        Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier provider    e-mail: kudravearchitects@go.com. Contact Peter G.
        Pacific Construction             of business valuation and valuation advisory services,       Kudrave. Architectural design, engineering, construc-
     Consultants, Inc. will assist in   specializing in litigation support and expert witness        tion, standard of care, construction delays, cost over-
                                        testimony. Services include valuations for goodwill loss,    runs, defects, construction accidents and failures.
     uncovering and analyzing facts
                                        estate and gift tax planning (family limited partner-
     important to your case.            ships), lost profit analysis, mergers and acquisitions,       AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
                                        goodwill impairment, fairness and solvency opinions,
         Our highly experienced staff   ESOPs, incentive stock options, capital raises, corpo-
                                                                                                     BIOMECHANICS INSTITUTE WEST
                                                                                                     3202 Campanil Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93109, (805)
     will provide support from the      rate, partnership, and marital dissolutions. Comprehen-
                                                                                                     898-0198, fax (805) 898-0178. Contact Dr. Anthony
     first analysis to the last day in   sive economic, industry, and market research. Exten-
                                                                                                     Sances Jr. Services available: Biomechanics, head
                                        sive experience in expert witness testimony, pretrial
     court–investigating, making the                                                                 injury, spinal injury, all injuries—head to toe. Crash-
                                        preparation, and settlement negotiations. See display
                                                                                                     worthiness. Professor and chair major university, more
     complex understandable, and        ad on page 57.
                                                                                                     than 30 years. Vehicle analysis and product analysis.
     presenting evidence through                                                                     Funded by NHTSA and CDC, Navy and Army and
                                        APPRAISAL/BUSINESS VALUATION                                 National Health studies in impact injury to Navy pilots,
     expert testimony and trial
                                        DELOITTE & TOUCHE LLP                                        dummies, and surrogates in high-speed sleds for
     support graphics.                  350 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071,               human tolerance. Investigated hundreds of frontal,
                                        (213) 688-4135, fax (213) 673-6719, e-mail: mspindler        rollover, side crash and rear-end accidents. Developed
         Pacific Construction                                                                         training/research laboratory for investigation of biome-
                                        @deloitte.com. Contact Michael Spindler, (213) 688-
     Consultants, Inc. is responsive,   4135. Mimi Justice, (714) 436-7026, or Tom Hughes,           chanical injuries using high-speed sleds, drop towers,
     factual, and results-oriented.     (619) 237-6583. Our highly skilled team is composed of       electro-hydraulic testing devices and high-speed cam-
                                        a diverse group of practitioners—CPAs, certified fraud        era/video analysis for multidirectional impact analysis.
        For more information, call      examiners, statisticians, economists, computer forensic      Author of nine books and more than 600 publications.
     1-800-655-PCCI.                    experts, business valuation experts, and online re-
                                        search specialists. We also employ former senior law         BANKING
                                        enforcement officials and agents from the FBI and other      ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES
                                        government agencies. Services available worldwide.           18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175, Irvine, CA 92612,
                                                                                                     (949) 263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: info
                                                                                                     @mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates
                                        ARCHITECTURAL FORENSICS
     PACIFIC CONSTRUCTION                                                                            .com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner.
                                        KPA ASSOCIATES, INC.                                         Nationally recognized banking, finance, and real estate
       CONSULTANTS, INC.                3033 Fifth Avenue, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92103,           consulting group (established 1973). Experienced liti-
                                        (619) 725-0980, fax (619) 725-0988, e-mail: r.tov@kpaa       gation consultants/experts include senior bankers,

56 LOS ANGELES LAWYER / APRIL 2004
lenders, consultants, economists, accountants, insur-
ance underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending cus-
toms, practices, policies, in all types of lending (real
estate, business/commercial, construction, consumer/
credit card), banking operations/administration, trusts
and investments, economic analysis and valuations/
damages assessment, insurance claims, coverages
and bad faith, real estate brokerage, appraisal, es-
crow, and construction defects/disputes, and title in-
surance.

ANDELA CONSULTING GROUP, INC.
15250 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 610, Sherman Oaks,
CA 91403, (818) 380-3102, fax (818) 501-5412, e-mail:
ttarter@earthlink.net. Contact Thomas A. Tarter,
managing director. Former CEO of two banks. Lend-
ing, forgery, endorsements, letters of credit, guaran-
tees, lender liability, checking accounts, credit cards,
and bankruptcy. Expert witness, litigation consulting.
Expert referral service escrow, corporate governance,
mortgage banking, and real estate. Over 500 cases
nationally. See display ad on page 81.

BANKRUPTCY/TAX
ANDELA CONSULTING GROUP, INC.
15250 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 610, Sherman Oaks,
CA 91403, (818) 380-3102, fax (818) 501-5412, e-mail:
ttarter@earthlink.net. Contact Thomas A. Tarter,
managing director. Former CEO of two banks. Lend-
ing, forgery, endorsements, letters of credit, guaran-
tees, lender liability, checking accounts, credit cards,
and bankruptcy. Expert witness, litigation consulting.
Expert referral service escrow, corporate governance,
mortgage banking, and real estate. Over 500 cases na-
tionally. See display ad on page 81.

BALLENGER, CLEVELAND & ISSA, LLC
10990 Wilshire Boulevard, 16th Floor, Los Angeles, CA
90024, (310) 873-1717, fax (310) 873-6600. Contact
Bruce W. Ballenger, CPA, executive managing
director. Services available: assist counsel in deter-
mining overall strategy. Help evaluate depositions and
evidence. Provide well-prepared, well-documented,
and persuasive in-court testimony regarding compli-
cated accounting, financial, and business valuation
matters, fairness of interest rates, feasibility of reorgani-
zation plans, fraudulent conveyances, bankruptcies,
mergers and acquisitions, and management misfea-
sance/malfeasance. More than 100 open-court testi-
monies, federal and state, civil and criminal. See dis-
play ad on page 64.
                                                                           VALUATION AND LITIGATION CONSULTANTS
GREENBERG GLUSKER FIELDS CLAMAN                                                                   Since 1968
MACHTINGER & KINSELLA LLC
1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 2100, Los Angeles,
CA 90067, (310) 201-7456, fax (310) 553-0687, e-mail:
                                                                v BUSINESS VALUATION — Appraisal of tangible and intangible assets;
kblock@ggfirm.com. Web site: www.ggfirm.com.                      mergers. acquisitions, divestitures; public and private financings; litigation
Contact Karl E. Block. Expert testimony and                     involving partnership or corporate disputes; estate planning
consulting.
                                                                v LITIGATION CONSULTING — Expert testimony on damage issues;
THE SCOTLAND GROUP, INC., AN ALTMA
GROUP, LLC COMPANY                                              breach of contract; business interruption; partnership or shareholder disputes;
620 Newport Center Drive, Suite 1100, Newport Beach,            fraud investigations; personal injury matters
CA 92660, (949) 673-7750, fax (949) 673-7751, e-mail:
dla@altma.com. Web site: www.scotlandgroup.com.                 v EMINENT DOMAIN — Specialty practice in the appraisal of fixtures and
Contact David L. Auchterlonie, CTP. Firm of over 60
professionals (CEOs COOs and CFOs), each with
                                                                equipment and goodwill loss
more than 20 years of hands-on corporate turnaround             v CLASS-ACTION CLAIMS ADMINISTRATION — Claimant database
and management consulting experience. Since 1986,
the firm has served more than 600 underperforming                management and settlement distribution services
and financially distressed businesses. Experts in cor-
porate renewal.                                                                COMMITMENT, INGENUITY, INTEGRITY
                                                                                     Contact: Aaron Amster, Wes Nutten
BIOMECHANICS/RECONSTRUCTION/
HUMAN FACTORS                                                        6060 Center Drive, Suite 825            225 Bush Street, 16th Floor
INSTITUTE OF RISK & SAFETY ANALYSES
                                                                     Los Angeles, California 90045        San Francisco, California 94104
5324 Canoga Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91364,                             Tel (310) 216-1400                     Tel (415) 439-8390
(818) 348-1133, fax (818) 348-4484, e-mail: expert                        Fax (310) 216-0800                     Fax (415) 439-8391
@irsa.us. Web site: www.irsa.us. Contact: Chief
Scientist Kenneth A. Solomon, PhD, PE, Post PhD.,                                          Toll-free (888) 240-5184
Shelli, or Wes. Specialized staff of 23. Broad range of
consulting and expert testimony. Thirty years’ court-                                       www.dmavalue.com
room experience. Accident reconstruction, biomechan-

                                                                                                                  LOS ANGELES LAWYER / APRIL 2004 57
ics, human factors, safety, accident prevention, ade-          GURSEY, SCHNEIDER & CO., LLP                                Society of CPAs (founding member), the American In-
quacy of warnings, computer animation, computer sim-           10351 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Ange-          stitute of CPAs, and California Society of CPAs. See
ulation, construction defects, criminal defense, criminal      les, CA 90025, (310) 552-0960, fax (310) 557-3468,          display ad on page 79.
prosecution, premises, product integrity, product liabil-      e-mail: vspaulding@gursey.com. Web site: www.gursey
ity, product testing, product warnings. Auto, bicycle,         .com. Contact Vanita M. Spaulding, CFA, ASA. Part-          SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.
bus, chair, elevator, escalator, forklift, gate, ladder, ma-   ner qualifications include MBA, CFA, ASA, and ABV.           1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA
chinery, motorcycle, press, recreational equipment,            GSCO is an accounting firm specializing in forensic          90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site:
roller coaster, slip, trip & fall, stairs, swimming pool,      accounting, litigation support services, business valua-    www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or Tom
truck. Litigation & non-litigating, educational seminars,      tion and appraisal services, for a variety of purposes      Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier provider
defense & plaintiff, & mediation & arbitration services.       including marital dissolution, gift and estate planning,    of business valuation and valuation advisory services,
                                                               eminent domain goodwill loss, business disputes, mal-       specializing in litigation support and expert witness tes-
BUSINESS APPRAISAL/BUSINESS                                    practice, tax matters, bankruptcy, damage and cost-         timony. Services include valuations for goodwill loss,
VALUATION                                                      profit assessments, insurance claims, court accounting,      estate and gift tax planning (family limited partner-
                                                               tracing, and entertainment industry litigation. GSCO has    ships), lost profit analysis, mergers and acquisitions,
AMERICAN APPRAISAL ASSOCIATES                                  over 30 years’ experience as expert witnesses in litiga-    goodwill impairment, fairness and solvency opinions,
350 South Grand Avenue, Suite 3070, Los Angeles, CA            tion support. See display ad on page 55.                    ESOPs, incentive stock options, capital raises, corpo-
90071, (213) 687-1400, fax (213) 687-7440, e-mail:                                                                         rate, partnership, and marital dissolutions. Comprehen-
sstewart@american-appraisal.com. Contact Stephen               HAYNIE & COMPANY, CPAs                                      sive economic, industry, and market research. Exten-
A. Stewart, vice president/managing principal.                 4910 Campus Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)           sive experience in expert witness testimony, pretrial
American Appraisal Associates is one of the oldest             724-1880, fax (949) 724-1889, e-mail: sgabrielson           preparation, and settlement negotiations. See display
(est.1896) and largest (1000+ employees) appraisal/            @hayniecpa.com. Web site: www.hayniecpa.com.                ad on page 57.
valuation firms in the world, with offices throughout the       Contact Steven C. Gabrielson. Alter ego, consulting
globe. American appraisal is a full-service appraisal/         and expert witness testimony in a variety of practice       SCHULZE HAYNES & CO.
valuation firm offering expertise in real estate, machin-       areas: commercial damages, ownership disputes, eco-         660 South Figueroa Street, Suite 1280, Los Angeles,
ery and equipment, and business valuation. Our con-            nomic analysis, business valuation, lost profits analysis,   CA 90017, (213) 627-8280, fax (213) 627-8301,
sultants can assist with solvency and insolvency analy-        fraud/forensic investigations, taxation, personal injury,   e-mail: expert@schulzehaynes.com. Web site: www
ses, litigation support, expert testimony, intangible as-      wrongful termination, professional liability, and expert    .schulzehaynes.com. Contact Karl J. Schulze or
sets, and discounts associated with minority interests.        cross examination. Extensive public speaking back-          Dana Haynes, principals. Specialties: forensic busi-
                                                               ground assists in courtroom presentations.                  ness analysis and accounting, lost profits, economic
BUSINESS ENTERPRISE APPRAISAL CO., INC.                                                                                    damages, expert testimony, discovery assistance,
23801 Calabasas Road, Suite 1016, Calabasas, CA                HIGGINS, MARCUS & LOVETT, INC.                              business and real estate valuations, construction
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Larry Grant, ASA or Robert Weinstock, JD, CBA.                 90017, e-mail: info@hmlinc.com. Web site: www.hmlinc         financial analysis and modeling, major professional or-
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all litigation and nonlitigation purposes, including estate    firm has over 20 years of litigation support and expert      spectrum of industries and business issues. Degrees/li-
planning and taxation, for 706 filings, FLP and LLC dis-        testimony experience in matters involving business val-     censes: CPA; CVA; CFE; CMA; certified appraiser, PE;
counts, S corporation elections, corporate dissolutions,       uation, economic damages, intellectual property, loss       RE broker.
damages, loss and earnings and condemnation of                 of business goodwill, and lost profits. Areas of practice
goodwill. Expert witnesses in all jurisdictions. Estab-        include business disputes, eminent domain, bank-            SINGLER VALUATION CONSULTING
lished 1972.                                                   ruptcy, and corporate and marital dissolution. See dis-     2127 Lyans Drive, La Cañada, CA 91011, (818) 541-
                                                               play ad on page 59.                                         1500, fax (818) 541-1565, e-mail: noasingler@earthlink
COHEN, MISKEI & MOWREY LLP                                                                                                 .net. Contact Noa Singler. Valuation of closely held
15303 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1150, Sherman Oaks,             KAPLAN ABRAHAM BURKERT & COMPANY                            businesses, eminent domain, goodwill loss analysis,
CA 91403, (818) 986-5070, fax (818) 986-5034, e-mail:          Forensic valuation consultants. 5950 Canoga Avenue,         expert witness testimony, litigation consulting, gift and
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ence, litigation support and expert testimony regarding        CVA, CFFA. Expert witness services and preparation          VICENTI, LLOYD & STUTZMAN LLP
forensic accountants, fraud investigations, economic           in matters involving business disputes, goodwill, eco-      2210 East Route 66, Glendora, CA 91740, (626) 857-
damages, business valuations, family law, bankruptcy,          nomic damages, loss of earnings and profits, fraud and       7300, fax (626) 857-7302, e-mail: rstutzman@vlsllp
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MBAs. See display ad on page 24.                               tion, marital dissolution, legal and accountants’ mal-      Stutzman, CVA, CPA, Chairman. Our certified profes-
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DESMOND MARCELLO AND AMSTER                                    and bankruptcy. Member of Voir Dire Partners, LLC.          valuations and litigation support. We conduct valua-
Southern California Office: 6060 Center Drive, Suite           Affiliated offices nationwide.                              tions related to mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell
825, Los Angeles, CA 90045, (888) 240-5184, (310)                                                                          agreements, purchase/sale of closely held businesses,
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www.dmavalue.com. Contact Wes Nutten, Aaron                    nkearson@earthlink.net. Contact Nancy Kearson.              condemnation, damage caused by others, or loss of
Amster or Madeleine Mamaux. Litigation consulting,             Specialties: solid, cost-effective, timely expert witness   earnings from various events. Our fraud investigation
forensic accounting, expert witness testimony, class           and consultation services, investigative forensic ac-       team reviews documentation, interviews witnesses and
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valuation services. Staff qualifications include CPA,           partnership and shareholder disputes, business valua-       tions. We provide expert witness testimony and imple-
CMA, ABV, CFA and ASA designations. Testimony ex-              tion, and professional practice appraisal. Director,        ment fraud prevention programs. VLS Celebrates Over
perience in numerous court jurisdictions. Established in       California Society of CPAs-LA. Immediate past officer,      50 Years of Quality Service!
1968. See display ad on page 57.                               Family Law Section; former chair, Family Law Confer-
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FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY LLP                                  in Business Valuation, Certified Valuation Analyst, diplo-   WOLF & HUNT
1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles,              mate of the American Board of Forensic Accountants.         14455 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 300, Sherman Oaks,
CA 90017, (213) 787-4000, fax (213) 787-4144,                                                                              CA 91423, (818) 981-4226, fax (818) 981-4278, and
e-mail: dnolte@fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www               MIOD AND COMPANY, LLP CPAs                                  333 City Boulevard West, 17th Floor, Orange, CA
.fulcruminquiry.com. Contact David Nolte. Our analy-           11600 Indian Hills Road, Building B, Suite 300, Mission     92868, (714) 939-1781, fax (714) 938-3874, e-mail:
sis and research combined with unique presentation             Hills, CA 91345-1225, (818) 898-9911, fax (818) 898-        expert@wzwlw.com. Contact Barbara Luna, Drew
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in successful court cases and client recoveries. Our           92260, (760) 779-0990, fax (760) 779-0960, e-mail:          Warsavsky, and Bill Wolf. Expert witness testimony
personnel are full-time and focused on the services we         dmiod@miod-cpa.com. Visit our Web site at www               for business, real estate, personal injury, and marital
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expertise encompasses damages analysis, lost profit             gation support, including computation of income avail-      ment, fraud investigation, business valuation, tax plan-
studies, business and intangible asset valuations, fraud       able for support, tracing, business valuations, fraud in-   ning and preparation and mergers and acquisitions.
investigations, forensic economic analysis, analysis of        vestigations, earnings loss calculations, and income        Hundreds of times as expert witnesses. Prior “big four”
computerized data, and computer forensics. See dis-            tax matters. Our firm is very computer-oriented, involv-     accounting firm experience. Specialties include ac-
play ad on page 2.                                             ing the use of computer graphics. We are members of         counting, antitrust, breach of contract, business inter-
                                                               the Institute of Business Appraisers, the International     ruption, business dissolution, construction, fraud inves-


58 LOS ANGELES LAWYER / APRIL 2004
tigation, asset tracing analysis, intellectual property,
(patent, trademark and copyright infringement and
trade secrets), product liability, real estate, spousal
support, tax, valuation of businesses, unfair advertis-
ing, unfair competition, and wrongful termination. See
display ad on page 53.
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Contact Dr. Michael Fox. Comprehensive chemical
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dling and shipping, chemical burns, hot liquid burns,                                                      ✔ EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION:
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COMPUTER FORENSICS                                                                                           260 N. MAR VISTA, SUITE NO. 2
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Exam, (877) 328-2392, (909) 780-7892, fax (909) 780-
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Multiple certifications. Prior law enforcement. See dis-
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FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY LLP
1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles,
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studies, business and intangible asset valuations, fraud
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                                                                                            COMPUTER SIMULATIONS/GRAPHIC
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                                                                                            COSGROVE COMPUTER SYSTEMS, INC.
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                                                                                            CA 91403, (818) 380-3102, fax (818) 501-5412, e-mail:

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ttarter@earthlink.net. Contact Thomas A. Tarter,              record of dedication to quality construction and pro-       enced in all types of construction projects. See display
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KENNETH C. GIBBS                                              display ad on page 69.
                                                                                                                          vices for construction defect and personal injury
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                                                                                 92831, (714) 441-0900, e-mail: gfinder@justice.com.
                                                                                 Web site: www.creditdamageexpert.com. Contact
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                                                                                 (1997), and Juvenile Delinquency (2000). Consultant/
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                                                                                 of criminality, especially gangs. Also homicide, drug
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ELECTRICAL                                                   medicine specialist. Seventeen years of expert medical
CONSULTANTS BUREAU, a division of                            consultations and testimony. Nationally recognized
                                                             expert in emergency medicine. All aspects of prehospi-
KASHAR TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC.
                                                             tal care, paramedic and emergency department care.
5701 West Slauson Avenue, Suite 115, Culver City, CA
                                                             Active teaching of paramedics, residents, and nurses.
90230, (310) 645-4404, fax (310) 645-9859, e-mail:
                                                             Full-time practice of emergency medicine. Evaluation of
lkashar@kts-cb.com. Web site: www.consultantsbureau
                                                             trauma and standard of care issues. Board certified.
.info. Contact Myron Kayton, PhD, FIEEE. Dr. Kayton
                                                             Complete expert medical consultations for plaintiff and
has over 40 years of experience with industry, aero-
                                                             defense. Also general and family practice evaluations.
space, and consulting in the areas of mechanical, elec-
trical, and instrumentation engineering with AVCO Re-
search, C.S. Draper Labs. Litton Guidance and Control,       EMPLOYMENT
NASA-Johnson (deputy manager, Lunar Module Elec-             BIDDLE CONSULTING GROUP, INC.
tronics) and TRW Systems. He was president of the            2868 Prospect Park Drive, Suite 110, Rancho Cordova,
Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society and is a           CA 95670, (916) 266-6722, ext. 113, fax (916) 266-
fellow of IEEE. He has had extensive experience con-         4170, e-mail: staff@biddle.com. Web site: www.biddle
sulting for both plaintiffs and defendants in patent and     .com. Contact Dan Biddle, PhD, president. We spe-
product liability litigation, including products such as     cialize in test development, EEO/AA reviews, validation
16,000 volt oil-filled switches, advertising sign electron-   studies (content, criterion-related), and adverse impact
ics, automobile control modules, and avionic navigation      analyses. We have a special emphasis in the protective
systems. See insert in this issue.                           service fields. Over 30 staff. Degrees/licenses: MA,
                                                             PhD, other staff with various degrees.
ELECTRICAL ACCIDENTS
PATRICK CARLAND                                              G. GOVINE CONSULTING
5825 Fulton Avenue, Van Nuys, CA 91401, (818) 781-           260 North Mar Vista, Suite #2, Pasadena, CA 91106-
1640. Basic electrical theory interpretation, “general       1413, (626) 564-0502, fax (626) 564-8702, e-mail:
order #95” (state law electric) electric equipment for       info@govineconsults.com. Web site: www.info
jury viewing. No charge for initial case appraisal. Thirty   @govineconsults.com. Contact Dr. Gerda Govine.
years with DWP, City of Los Angeles.                         Specializes in employment discrimination, wrongful ter-
                                                             mination, deposition preparation, age discrimination,
                                                             communications, training and analysis, evaluation of
                                                             human resource policies, practices, procedures, forms,
                                                             handbooks, systems, and evaluation of sexual harass-


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ment matters. Practices of employment discrimination,        market/employability, lost wages/benefits, employee             POWERPLANT CONSULTANTS, INC.
deposition preparation, and mediation. See display ad        performance, and evaluation of personnel policies and          15900 Old Valley Boulevard, La Puente, CA 91744,
on page 59.                                                  practices. Nationally recognized human resource man-           (626) 968-3105, fax (626) 968-1706, e-mail: cklane
                                                             agement and compensation consultant, speaker, au-              @gesco.org. Web site: www.powerplantconsultants
HAIGHT CONSULTING                                            thor of book and articles, university instructor. Quoted       .com. Contact Christopher K. Lane. Mechanical,
1726 Palisades Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272,            in Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register, Busi-            electrical controls engineering for failure analysis and
(310) 454-2988, fax (310) 454-4516. Contact Marcia           ness Week, Workforce, and Working Woman. Over 14               forensic investigations for energy facilities, power
Haight. Human resources expert knowledgeable in              years of testifying in cases involving major national or-      plants, microburbines, diesel engines and related sys-
both federal and California law. Twenty-five years’ cor-      ganizations in a large variety of industries involving         tems and equipment. Cogeneration, landfill, digester
porate human resources management experience plus            multiple plaintiffs. MBA, Certified Compensation                gas, safety and performance.
over 14 years as a Human Resources Compliance                Professional.
Consultant in California. Specializations include sexual                                                                    CARL SHERIFF, PE
harassment, ADA/disability discrimination, other Title       ENGINEERING                                                    101531⁄2 Riverside Drive, Suite 365, Toluca Lake, CA
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tion, FMLA/CFRA, safety, and wrongful termination.           ACRON CONSULTING SERVICES, LLC                                 Carl Sheriff, PE, forensic engineer. Degreed in the law
Courtroom testimony and deposition experience. Re-           2830 North Swan Road, Tucson, AZ 85712, (520) 322-             and engineering. Registered professional engineer in
tained 60% for defense, 40% for plaintiff. Audit employ-     6150, fax (520) 327-0062, e-mail: billacorn@earthlink          mechanical, controls, and safety. General contractor,
er’s actions in preventing and resolving discrimination,     .com. Web site: www.acs-eng.com. Contact William               real estate broker, and certified building inspector. Li-
harassment, and retaliation issues. Assess human re-         R. Acorn. PE. Over 30 years’ experience as a consult-          censed truck driver. Consulting and expert testimony
sources policies and practices for soundness, for com-       ing engineer providing value added technical consulta-         on premises liability, product defects, and traffic acci-
parison to prevailing practices, and for compliance.         tion, forensic analysis, and expert testimony. Specializ-      dents. Construction and industrial accidents. Building
Evaluate employer responsiveness to complaints and           ing in HVAC systems, cleanrooms, piping and refriger-          and OSHA code compliance. Slip, trip, and falls.
effectiveness of employer investigations. Assist coun-       ation systems, building and fire codes, design and              Human factors. Safety evaluation. Computerized analy-
sel via preliminary case analysis, discovery strategy,       construction issues, and hazardous occupancies. Suc-           sis and exhibits. Free initial file review.
examination of documents, and expert testimony.              cessfully represent plaintiffs, defendants and insurers
                                                             in court, arbitration and mediation settings with claims
                                                             up to $250 million. ACS provides a unique combination
                                                                                                                            ENGINEERING/AUTOMOTIVE
BRIAN H. KLEINER, PhD
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State University, 800 North State College Boulevard,         support your litigation needs.                                 22661 Crespi Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, (818)
LH-640, Fullerton, CA 92834, (714) 879-9705, fax (714)                                                                      224-2116, fax (818) 224-2116, pager, (310) 939-3968,
879-5600. Contact Brian H. Kleiner, PhD. Specializa-         CONSULTANTS BUREAU, a division of                              e-mail: axelsmart@aol.com. Contact Al Axelrod.
tions include wrongful termination, discrimination, sex-     KASHAR TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC.                                Field: Vehicle component failure, product liability,
ual harassment, ADA, evaluation of policies and prac-        5701 West Slauson Avenue, Suite 115, Culver City, CA           defect analysis, and defect analysis root cause. Focus:
tices, reasonable care, progressive discipline, con-         90230, (310) 645-4404, fax (310) 645-9859, e-mail:             safety issues, lemon law, service and repair related
ducting third-party workplace investigations, retaliation,   lkashar@kts-cb.com. Web site: www.consultantsbureau            matters, insurance claims, brake systems, unintended
RIFs, statistics, negligent hiring, promotion selections,    .info. Contact J. W. (Bill) Jones, PhD, PE, FASME.             acceleration. Special expertise: road testing, alternative
CFRA/FMLA, compensation, wage and hours, ERISA,              Dr. Jones’ specialties are mechanical engineering              dispute resolution, vehicle-related criminal cases,
workplace violence, and OSHA. Consultant to over 100         and stress analysis, including finite element analysis.         fraudulent claims, fleet maintenance, fire, seat belts,
organizations. Over 500 publications. Five-time winner       Although he has worked on a wide variety of projects           airbags/SRS. Degrees/licenses: ASE, Certified Master
of CSUF Meritorious Performance Award. Extensive ex-         and products, pressure vessels, microelectronic                Tech, BS Cal. State. CV on request.
perience giving testimony effectively.                       packaging and acrylic structures are particular spe-
                                                             cialties. Dr. Jones has recently returned to California        ENGINEERING/GEOTECHNICAL
STEPHEN J. MOREWITZ, PhD & ASSOCIATES                        from serving in the Office of Science and Technology
                                                             Policy, the executive office of the president, in Wash-        COTTON, SHIRES AND ASSOCIATES, INC.
5300 Bothwell Road, Tarzana, CA 91356, (818) 594-
                                                             ington, DC. In that assignment, Dr. Jones’ efforts were        330 Village Lane, Los Gatos, CA 95030-7218,
1587, fax (818) 345-9981, e-mail: morewitz@earthlink
                                                             primarily in homeland defense, where he organized              (408) 354-5542, (408) 354-1852, e-mail: losgatos
.net. Web site: http//home.earthlink.net/~morewitz/
                                                             and chaired a working group on risk assessment and             @cottonshires.com. Web site: www.cottonshires.com.
Contact Dr. Steve Morewitz. Disability and sexual
                                                             the prioritizing of assets to be secured. He has been          Contact Patrick O. Shires. Full service geotechnical
harassment. Evaluates disability and sexual harass-
                                                             awarded a consulting contract to continue their efforts        engineering consulting firm specializing in investiga-
ment. Provides other experts. Eighteen years of experi-
                                                             while remaining in California. His accomplishments             tion, design, arbitration, and expert witness testimony.
ence. Professor and dean, author of three books and
                                                             have been recognized by his election as a Fellow of            Earth movement (settlement, soil creep, landslides,
over 60 abstracts and articles.
                                                             the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. See              tunneling and expansive soil), foundation distress
                                                             insert in this issue.                                          (movement and cracking of structures) drainage and
NASH AND COMPANY, INC.
                                                                                                                            grading (seeping slabs and ponding water in crawl-
6453 Via de Anzar, Rancho Palo Verdes, CA 90275,
                                                             FORENSISGROUP                                                  space), pavement and slabs (cracking and separat-
(310) 831-4874, fax (310) 514-1664, e-mail: mnash484
                                                             3452 East Foothill Boulevard, Suite 1160, Pasadena,            ing), retaining walls (movement, cracking and failures),
@aol.com. Contact Michael Mark Nash, PhD. Com-
                                                             CA 91107, (800) 555-5422, (626) 795-5000, fax (626)            pipelines, flooding and hydrology, design and con-
pensation consulting. Executive comp, stock, bonus,
                                                             795-1950, e-mail: experts@forensisgroup.com. Web               struction deficiencies, expert testimony at over 55 trials
salary wage, SER PS, and deferred retirement. Dis-
                                                             site: www.forensisgroup.com. Contact Mercy Steen-              in southern and northern California and Hawaii.
parate impact, reasonableness, national reputation,
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                                                                                                                            HARGIS + ASSOCIATES, INC.
                                                             struction, engineering, product liability, safety, environ-
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                                                             mental, accident reconstruction, automotive, failure
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                                                                                                                            nature/extent of soil/groundwater contamination,
Susan W. Miller, MA. Vocational examinations/labor           page 57.
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market research and testimony on employability and
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.personnelsystems.com. Contact Mae Lon Ding,                 lated materials expertise, construction practices and
                                                                                                                            4065, e-mail: ksarley@phsc.web.com. Web site: www
MBA, CCP. Expert witness in employment, business             materials evaluation, repair recommendations, con-
                                                                                                                            .phsc-web.com. Contact Tim Morrison. Providing
dispute, disability, and divorce cases involving issues      struction observation, public works/residential/commer-
                                                                                                                            quality consultation and expert witness for mold, bacte-
of employee or owner compensation, discrimination,           cial/industrial, and specially designed tests of dis-
                                                                                                                            ria, lead, and asbestos. Certified training for all health
wrongful termination, exemption from overtime, labor         tressed materials.


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and safety OSHA, AQMD and FPT regulations. See
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ZYMAX FORENSICS
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ties: petroleum hydrocarbon analysis, gas geochem-          EXPERIENCE        evaluation claim consultation, coverage review and evaluations.
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                                                                                          35 YEARS TRIAL EXPERIENCE; RETAINED EXPERT
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FAMILY LAW                                                   Architectural Expert Witness
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smowrey@cmmcpas.com. Contact Scott Mowrey.
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WHITE, ZUCKERMAN, WARSAVSKY, LUNA,                            ANDELA CONSULTING GROUP, INC.                                 iff’s Office (Arson-Bomb), Los Angeles. County Fire De-
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Hunt, Paul White, Jack Zuckerman, Fred Warsav-                bankruptcy. Expert witness, litigation consulting. Expert     (530) 757-1291, fax (530) 757-1293, e-mail: tmc@davis
sky, and Bill Wolf. Expert witness testimony for busi-        referral service escrow, corporate governance, mort-          .com. Web site: www.themcmullencompany.com.
ness, real estate, personal injury, and marital dissolu-      gage banking, and real estate. Over 500 cases nation-         Contact James F. McMullen. Former California state
tion. Investigative analysis of liability, damage analysis    ally. See display ad on page 81.                              fire marshal. Fire/building code analysis, code compli-
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Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier provider     CA 90045, voice (310) 645-9000, fax (310) 645-8999.           struction, water intrusion analysis, geotechnical evalua-
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sive experience in expert witness testimony, pretrial                                                                       (714) 283-9284, fax (714) 283-9286, e-mail: schultheis
preparation, and settlement negotiations. See display         HAYNIE & COMPANY, CPAs                                        @earthlink.net. Contact Rick Schultheis. Forensic
ad on page 57.                                                4910 Campus Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)             engineering/fire analysis, electrical, natural gas and
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ROSEN & ASSOCIATES, P.C.
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300 South Grand Avenue, Suite 2700, Los Angeles, CA
                                                              areas: commercial damages, ownership disputes, eco-
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                                                              nomic analysis, business valuation, lost profits analysis,     FOOD SAFETY/HACCP
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dealer, investment company and investment adviser                                                                           RD. Food safety expert knowledgeable in both food
                                                              MIOD AND COMPANY, LLP CPAs
matters, liability under federal and state securities laws,                                                                 safety and hazard analysis critical control point pro-
                                                              11600 Indian Hills Road, Building B, Suite 300, Mission
public and private offerings, Internet securities, securi-                                                                  gram development. Specializes in expert witness testi-
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ties arbitration, and law firm liability. Former chair,                                                                      mony and litigation consultant in matters regarding
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LACBA Business & Corporations Law Section LLM, Har-                                                                         food safety, HACCP, crisis management, food-borne
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vard Law School. More than 30 years practicing securi-                                                                      illness, health department representation, and cus-
                                                              dmiod@miod-cpa.com. Visit our Web site at www
ties law, 12 years with the U.S. Securities and Exchange                                                                    tomer complaints. Performs inspections, vendor audits,
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                                                              City Fire Department (Arson), Los Angeles County Sher-
surance.


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                                                                 Former Chair, LACBA Business & Corporations Law Section LLM, Harvard Law School. More than
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     Allen Jacoby                                FORENSIC COMPUTER EXAMINER                                 90024, (310) 826-4935, fax (310) 826-4212, e-mail:
                                                                                                            jeff@sinaikohc.com. Web site: www.sinaikohc.com.
                                                 DATACHASERS, INC.
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                                                 numerous court jurisdictions. Established in 1968. See
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                                                 display ad on page 57.
 –    Arthroscopic Assn. of North America
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72 LOS ANGELES LAWYER / APRIL 2004
INSURANCE
ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES                                           — EXPERT WITNESS IN —
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(949) 263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: info               INFERTILITY, GYNECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS
@mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates
.com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner.                     IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) • LASER SURGERY •
Nationally recognized banking, finance, and real estate
consulting group (established 1973). Experienced liti-
                                                              LAPAROSCOPY • REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY
gation consultants/experts include senior bankers,
lenders, consultants, economists, accountants, insur-                             GIL N. MILEIKOWSKY, M.D.
ance underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending cus-
toms, practices, policies, in all types of lending (real
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credit card), banking operations/administration, trusts                      TEL (310) 858-1300 • FAX (310) 858-1303
and investments, economic analysis and valuations/
damages assessment, insurance claims, coverages                              TEL (818) 981-1888 • FAX (818) 981-1994
and bad faith, real estate brokerage, appraisal, es-                                Web site: www.baby4you.net
crow, and construction defects/disputes, and title in-
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surance.

BARRY ZALMA, INC.;
ZALMA INSURANCE CONSULTANTS
4441 Sepulveda Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90230,
(310) 390-4455, fax (310) 391-5614, e-mail: zalma
@zalma.com. Web site: www.zalma.com or www.zic.bz.
Contact Barry Zalma. Insurance coverage, insurance
claims, insurance bad faith consultant, and expert wit-
ness. Author of Insurance Claims—A Comprehensive
Guide and Mold: A Comprehensive Claims Guide.

E. L. EVANS ASSOCIATES
3310 Airport Avenue, Box 2, Santa Monica, CA 90405,
(310) 559-4005, fax (310) 390-9669, e-mail: elevans66
@yahoo.com. Contact Gene Evans. Good faith/bad
faith. Over 40 years’ experience—claims adjuster,
good faith/bad faith, standards and practices in the in-
dustry, claims litigation support, claims consultation,
case review and evaluation, property/casualty claims,
construction claims, uninsured/underinsured motorist
claims, general liability, fire/water claims, and sus-
pected fraud claims. CV on request. See display ad
on page 67.

HAMILTON, RABINOVITZ & ALSCHULER,
INC.
6033 West Century Boulevard, Suite 890, Los Angeles,
CA 90045, voice (310) 645-9000, fax (310) 645-8999.
E-mail: frabinov@aol.com. Contact Francine
Rabinovitz, PhD, executive vice president. Public
policy, finance, and management consultants provid-
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and corporate/public litigants in land use, real estate de-
velopment, environmental protection, mass tort (includ-
ing toxic tort), insurance, finance, housing, minority
rights, education, and employment cases. Degrees/
license: MBAs, PhDs, cert. planners, MPAs, MCPs.

LAUNIE ASSOCIATES, INC.
1165K Tunnel Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105, (805)
569-9175, fax (805) 687-8597, e-mail: jlaunie@cox.net.
Contact Joseph J. Launie, PhD, CPCU, insurance
professor, author and consultant. Over 25 years’ ex-
perience as expert witness in state and federal courts.
Coauthor of books and articles on underwriting, insur-
ance company operations, and punitive damages.
Consulting, expert witness on underwriting, company
and agency operations, and bad faith.

CLINTON E. MILLER, JD
502 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95110, (408) 279-
1034, fax (408) 279-3562, e-mail: cemcom@aol.com.
Contact Clint Miller. Insurance expert regarding
claims, underwriting, agent and brokers errors and
omissions, coverage disputes, customs and practices,
and bad faith. See display ad on page 71.

DAVID F. PETERSON
10681 Encino Drive, Oak View, CA 93022, (805) 649-
8557, fax (805) 649-5957, e-mail dfpeterson@earthlink
.net. Contact David F. Peterson. Fourteen years of
claim experience. Twenty-five years as a bad faith cov-
erage attorney. Qualified and testified in over 40 trials
on bad faith (first and third party), underwriting, legal
malpractice, coverage and advice of counsel. Testi-

                                                                                                                       LOS ANGELES LAWYER / APRIL 2004 73
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                                              Nevada, and Virgin Islands for insureds and insurers.           in successful court cases and client recoveries. Our
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         PERSONAL INJURY                                                                                      Web site: www.specialpi.com. Contact Richard Harer.
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                                              dissolution. Investigative analysis of liability, damage        JURY CONSULTANT
                                              analysis of lost profits, lost earnings, and unjust enrich-
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                                              Hundreds of times as expert witnesses. Prior “big four”
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   Fellow Am. College of Chest Physicians     display ad on page 53.                                          (818) 567-3188, fax (818) 567-3199, e-mail: invsvcs
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   Associate Clinical Professor Medicine      INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY/PATENTS                                   Contact Dan Sullivan. Expert witness—police prac-
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      USC College of Medicine                 JOHN R. GRINDON ASSOCIATES                                      Angeles, Beverly Hills, and U.S. Department of Justice.
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   Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine   4747, fax (314) 895-0830, e-mail: john@grindon.net.             qualified expert.
      UC Irvine College of Medicine           Web site: www.jrgrindon.com. Contact John R.
                                              Grindon, DSc. Dr. Grindon is a court-qualified expert
   Lecturer in Physiology                                                                                     LAW OFFICE TECHNOLOGY
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        2100 N. Main St., Suite 202           fields, and is skilled in communicating technical                for the L.A. Bar Association’s Computer Counselor sec-
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74 LOS ANGELES LAWYER / APRIL 2004
LEGAL/CORPORATE LAW
B. KEITH MARTIN                                                   REAL ESTATE, BANKING, MALPRACTICE
ROGERS, SHEFFIELD & CAMPBELL, LLP
427 East Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101,                EXPERT WITNESS – SAMUEL K. FRESHMAN, B.A., J.D.
(805) 963-9721, fax (805) 966-3715, e-mail: kmartin
@rshlaw.com. Contact B. Keith Martin. Thirty-five              Attorney and Real Estate Broker since 1956 • Banker • Professor • Legal
years in the boardroom. Corporate law expert for con-
sulting or testimony. Deadlock, buy/sell enforcement,
                                                                    Malpractice • Arbitration • Brokerage • Malpractice • Leases
D and O liability and indemnification, securities law in        • Syndication • Construction • Property Management • Finance • Due
private corporations, removal of directors, cumulative
voting, provisional directors, stock options/purchase
                                                                 Diligence • Conflict of Interest • Title Insurance • Banking • Escrow
plans, capital structure, recapitalization, mergers, ac-      • Expert Witness • 48 Years Experience - 25 years State & Federal Courts
quisitions, dissenter’s rights, involuntary dissolution.          • 29 articles • Arbitrator • Mediator • $300,000,000+ Property
USC Law Review. Caltech BSEE. Published author.
Member, State Bar Corporations Committee (1999-
2003). See display ad on page 25.                                     6151 W. Century Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90045
                                                                     Tel (310) 410-2300 ext. 306 s Fax (310) 410-2919
LEGAL MALPRACTICE
PHILLIP FELDMAN, BS, MBA, JD
15250 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 610, Sherman Oaks,
CA 91403-3287, (310) LEG MALP (534-6257), fax (818)
986-1757, e-mail: legalmalpracticeexpert@netzero
.com. Web site: www.legalmalpracticeexpt.com.
Contact Phillip Feldman, BS, MBA, JD. Thirty-six
years of legal malpractice, fee disputes, and ethics on
both sides of the bar. Hands-on experience in most
transactional and trial lawyering underlying matters
(“case within a case”, causation issues) including over
25 years as a judge pro temp and attorney/client fee
dispute arbitrator (accounting degree). Former State
Bar prosecutor, present attorney discipline and ethics
defense counsel. Board certified legal and medical
malpractice, California and American bar associations.
Never disqualified in 22 years as expert witness. Pro-
lific author and lecturer.

BOYD S. LEMON
330 Washington Boulevard, Suite 420, Marina del Rey,
CA 90292, (310) 827-0840, fax (310) 827-7890. Con-
tact Boyd S. Lemon. Experienced expert witness in
legal malpractice and attorney fee dispute cases, 35
years of business trial experience, extensive malprac-
tice litigation experience, retained expert witness in             BOARD CERTIFIED ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON
over 500 cases, former litigation department chairman
major law firm, State Bar disciplinary committee, and
court appointed mediator and arbitrator. See display
ad on page 67.
                                                                       MARC J. FRIEDMAN, M.D.
                                                                            6815 Noble Avenue, Van Nuys, California 91405
LITIGATION                                                    Tel. 818.901.6600 ext. 2810 • Fax: 818.901.6685 • Email: mjfscoi@aol.com
ECON ONE RESEARCH, INC.                                                                Web Site: www.scoi.com
601 West 5th Street, 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071,
(213) 624-9600, fax (213) 624-6994, e-mail: lskylar
@econone.com. Web site: www.econone.com. Con-                      Education: Princeton University and Cornell Medical School
tact Lisa Skylar, general manager. Econ One is an
economic research and consulting firm of over 40 pro-              Certificate: Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
fessionals with extensive experience with the litigation
process. We understand the need for clear, accurate,           Memberships: Fellowship Sports Medicine
persuasive answers to complex problems. We work                             Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
with our clients to keep our efforts focused on neces-                      Fellow in the Arthroscopy Association of North America
sary tasks, with close attention to costs. We provide                       Fellow in the International Arthroscopy Association
economic analysis and expert testimony in many areas,
including: antitrust, contract disputes, damages analy-                     Fellow in the International Knee Society
sis/calculations, intellectual property and patent in-                      Fellow in the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
fringement, market analysis, regulation, stock price                        ACL Study Group
analysis and unfair competition. Industry specialties in-                   Certified QME, IME, AME
clude energy, biotechnology, computer hardware and
software, manufacturing, telecommunications, and fi-               Specialties: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery of
nancial services.                                                              the Knee and Shoulder, and Knee Replacement
HAMILTON, RABINOVITZ & ALSCHULER,                              Appointments: Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Orthopedics,
INC.                                                                         UCLA School of Medicine, Chairman, Education Committee
6033 West Century Boulevard, Suite 890, Los Angeles,                         Arthroscopy Association of North America 1997-1999
CA 90045, voice (310) 645-9000, fax (310) 645-8999.                          World Cup Soccer Team Physician, 1985
E-mail: frabinov@aol.com. Contact Francine
Rabinovitz, PhD, executive vice president. Public                            Physician Specialist XXIII Olympiad 1984
policy, finance, and management consultants provid-                           Orthopedic Consultant–New York Knicks and Jets 1978-1985
ing litigation support, simulation, and modeling to
courts and corporate/public litigants in land use, real es-
                                                                Publications: 60 Publications including handbook for Orthopedic Surgeons
tate development, environmental protection, mass tort                         on Prosthetic Ligament Reconstruction of the Knee
(including toxic tort), insurance, finance, housing, minor-
ity rights, education, and employment cases. Degrees/
                                                               Presentations: Lectures extensively with over 375 presentations worldwide
license: MBAs, PhDs, cert. planners, MPAs, MCPs.


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SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.                                   Physician Partners from our panel of over 3,500 care-        Specialties: LINC is a case management and
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76 LOS ANGELES LAWYER / APRIL 2004
MEDICAL/NEUROLOGY
ROGER V. BERTOLDI, MD
8610 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 200, Los An-
geles, CA 90045-4810, (310) 670-5555, fax (310) 670-
9222. Web site: www.bol.ucla.edu/~rbertold. Contact
Angelica. Traumatic brain injury (TBI): Neuro behavior-
anatomical-functional (PET, brain-mapping, neuropsy-
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   ✒ Business valuations                                                                                      torship and testamentary capacity. Expert in divorce
                                                                                                              and child custody evaluations.
                                                PRISON MEDICINE
   ✒ Loss of earnings                                                                                         ARNOLD L. GILBERG, MD, PhD
                                                COREY WEINSTEIN, MD, CCHP
                                                                                                              Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA
   ✒ Damages                                    1199 Sanchez Street, San Francisco, CA 94114, (415)
                                                                                                              School of Medicine, a professional corporation, 9915
                                                333-8228, e-mail: coreman@igc.org. Services avail-
                                                able: jail and prison medicine, correctional medical          Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 101, Beverly Hills, CA
                                                care delivery, correctional medical standards, correc-        90212, (310) 274-2304, fax (310) 203-0783. Contact
     When you need more than just               tional medical policies and procedures, medical ne-           Arnold L. Gilberg. Board certified and appointed by
    numbers... you can count on us...           glect in jail and prison, health effects of control unit      three governors to Medical Board of California 11th
                                                prisons, in-custody suicide and death, restraint proce-       District MQRC 1982-1991. Certified in psychiatry and
                                                dures, and pepper spray. Thirty years of experience in        psychoanalysis. All civil matters, experienced as expert
          Contact Michael Krycler               general and family medicine. Member of task force that        witness. Degrees/licenses: M.D., PhD. Licensed in Cal-
         PHONE (818) 995-1040                   wrote the American Public Health Association Stan-            ifornia and Hawaii. See display ad on page 71.

           FAX (818) 995-4124                   dards for Health Services in Correctional Institutions
                                                (2003). Primary consultant for Improving Access to            BRIAN P. JACKS, MD
         E-MAIL INFO@KETW.COM                   Health Care for California’s Women Prisoners (UCSC            Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, USC, 462 North
                                                2001). Expert in federal court on jail medical programs,      Linden, Suite 441, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, (310) 274-
        VISIT US @ www.KETW.COM                                                                               0684, fax (310) 274-5049. Contact Andrea Wilens,
                                                suicide, and delivery of medical services in prison.
                                                Medical consultant to Legal Services for Prisoners with       office manager. Specialties: 25+ years’ experience
       15303 VENTURA BOULEVARD, SUITE 1040                                                                    with adults, teenagers, and children. Workers’ compen-
         SHERMAN OAKS, CALIFORNIA 91403         Children and Justice Now. Certified correctional health-
                                                care provider.                                                sation (QME, AME), personal injury, sexual harass-
                                                                                                              ment, posttraumatic stress, child custody, traumatic
                                                                                                              brain injury, medical malpractice, psychopharmacol-
                                                PROBATE LAW                                                   ogy, and malingering. Treatment: individual, marital,
  Expert Witness                                DARLING, HALL & RAE, LLP                                      and family. Board certified: adults (1974), child-adoles-
                                                                                                              cent (1976). Trial experience. Degrees/license: MD,
—Real Estate Matters—                           520 South Grand Avenue, 7th Floor, Los Angeles, CA
                                                90071-2645, (213) 627-8104, fax (213) 627-7795,               physician/psychiatrist, FAACP.
                                                e-mail: darlinghallrae@dhrlaw.com. Contact Matthew
                                                S. Rae, Jr. Attorney specialists in estate planning, trust,   CAROLE LIEBERMAN, MD, MPH
             SPECIALIST IN:                     and probate law. Consultant and expert witness, spe-          247 South Beverly Drive, Suite 202, Beverly Hills, CA
   • Broker duties; Standard of Care            cial and associate counsel, guardian ad litem, referee,       90212, (310) 278-5433, fax (310) 456-2458, e-mail:
                                                special administrator, and independent trustee.               drcarole@earthlink.net. Contact Carole Lieberman,
   • Disclosure Issues – Buyer/Seller                                                                         MD, MPH. Board-certified Forensic Psychiatrist, on
   • Agency Obligations                         PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS                                         UCLA faculty, with winning record of testimony, deposi-
   • Real Estate Malpractice                                                                                  tions, and evaluations in hundreds of civil and criminal
                                                BEVERLY HILLS PROSTHETICS                                     cases, including: high-profile, sexual harassment, en-
   • Mortgage Brokerage Law                     ORTHOTICS, INC.                                               tertainment law, terrorism, priest misconduct, malprac-
   • Residential & Commercial Transactions      6300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 150, Los Angeles, CA           tice, divorce, custody, abuse, personal injury, discrimi-
                                                90048, (323) 866-2555, fax (323) 866-2560, e-mail:            nation, wrongful termination, media copycats, sports,
             CREDENTIALS:                       keith@bhpoinc.com. Web site: www.bhpoinc.com.
                                                Contact Keith Vinnecour, CPO. Expert witness testi-
                                                                                                              and violence. Consultant to Congress and the media.
                                                                                                              More than 10 years of experience. Excellent reference
             Supervising Broker                 mony/life’s care plans.                                       available upon request.
     Responsible for overseeing more than
         7,500 RE transactions in major         PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHOLOGY                                         PUBLISHING
    California-based real estate companies.     BARRINGTON PSYCHIATRIC CENTER                                 BAY SHERMAN CRAIG & GOLDSTEIN, LLP
               General Counsel                  1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 320, Los Angeles, CA            11845 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 845, Los
    Legal adviser for two of nation’s largest   90025, (310) 826-3235, fax (310) 447-0840. Contact            Angeles, CA 90064, (310) 477-1400, fax (310) 479-
             real estate companies.             David Gyepes, JD, PhD. Full range of civil litigation         0720,e-mail: craigp@bscgllp.com. Web site: www
                                                evaluation, sexual harassment, wrongful termination,          .baysherman.com. Contact Peter Craig or Hal Jaffe.
               Hotline Attorney                 personal injury, neuropsychology, posttraumatic stress        Many legal disputes involve financial, accounting, and
          Supervising Senior Counsel at         disorders, child psychiatry/psychology, malpractice,          income tax considerations. Bay Sherman Craig & Gold-
    California Association of Realtors (CAR)    mold and toxic exposures, and Americans with (men-            stein, LLP work together with counsel to resolve these
            DRE Master Instructor               tal) disabilities claims. Litigation consultation regarding   conflicts. We specialize in intellectual property publish-
                                                case planning, record review, and behind-the-scenes           ing. In addition to expert witness testimony, we provide
         Author, DRE Disclosure Course.         case preparation. Expert witness testimony in which           the following: services prior to trial, financial, account-
                                                the right expert is matched to the case.                      ing and income tax issues defined, record analysis,
      Alan D. Wallace, Esq.                                                                                   economic fact-finding and analysis, deposition prepa-
                                                BIDDLE CONSULTING GROUP, INC.                                 ration assistance, and settlement negotiations.
        14011 Ventura Blvd., Suite 406          2868 Prospect Park Drive, Suite 110, Rancho Cordova,
          Sherman Oaks, CA 91423                CA 95670, (916) 266-6722, ext. 113, fax (916) 266-            QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS
    818/501-0133 s FAX 818/905-6091             4170, e-mail: staff@biddle.com. Web site: www.bid-
                                                dle.com. Contact Dan Biddle, PhD, president. We               RILE & HICKS, Forensic Document Examiners
           www.expertwitnessre.com
                                                specialize in test development, EEO/AA reviews, vali-         Howard C. Rile, Jr. and A. Frank Hicks
          e-mail: awallace@covad.net            dation studies (content, criterion-related), and adverse      100 Oceangate, Suite 670, Long Beach, CA 90802-
                                                impact analyses. We have a special emphasis in the            4312, (562) 901-3376, fax (562) 901-3378. Web site:

80 LOS ANGELES LAWYER / APRIL 2004
www.asqde.org/rile or /hicks.htm. Diplomates, Ameri-
can Board of Forensic Document Examiners. Mem-
bers, ASQDE, SWAFDE, SAFDE; Fellow AAFS. Com-
bined 55+ years’ experience in examination and evalu-
ation of disputed documents, including handwriting
and signatures (wills, deeds, checks, etc.) medical
records, business records, typewriting, printing, and/or
other business machine processes, alterations, inden-
tations, obliterations, and ink and paper questions.
Fully equipped darkroom and laboratory, including
VSC-4C and ESDA. Testified more than 500 times.

RADIOLOGY
DISCOVERY DIAGNOSTICS, MEDICAL
CORPORATION
6200 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1008, Los Angeles,
CA 90048, (800) 222-6768, (323) 933-5100, fax (323)
933-4966, e-mail: danielpowers@earthlink.net. Web
addresses: www.themripeople.com, www.msus.com,
www.breader.com. Contact Daniel Powers, MD.
Provider of primary diagnostic imaging services such
as MRI/CT scans in adversarial disputes as well as
second opinions and expert testimony. Will review mal-
practice cases. Take both plaintiff and defense refer-
rals on merit. State-of-the-art technology available
throughout California. Liens accepted. Licensed physi-
cian in 49 states plus District of Columbia. Degrees/li-      See listings under
censes: Board Certified Diagnostic and Nuclear Radi-
ologist; B reader. See display ad on page 51.               Banking, Construction,
                                                                and Financial.
REAL ESTATE
ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES
18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175, Irvine, CA 92612,
(949) 263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: info
@mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates
.com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner.
Nationally recognized banking, finance, and real estate
consulting group (established 1973). Experienced liti-
gation consultants/experts include senior bankers,
lenders, consultants, economists, accountants, insur-
ance underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending cus-
toms, practices, policies, in all types of lending (real
estate, business/commercial, construction,
consumer/credit card), banking operations/administra-
tion, trusts and investments, economic analysis and
valuations/damages assessment, insurance claims,
coverages and bad faith, real estate brokerage, ap-
praisal, escrow, and construction defects/disputes,
and title insurance.

ADVISORY SERVICES GROUP
Coldwell Banker Commercial, 2502 West Artesia Boule-
vard, Redondo Beach, CA 90278, (310) 937-7700, fax
(310) 798-6836. Specialties: Real estate, valuations,
business valuations, condemnations, and FF & E. As
part of the Coldwell Banker Commercial group, over
450 offices nationwide. Additional services for special
purpose mixed use and contaminated/toxic properties,
environmental/civil engineering. Right-of-way eminent
domain, structural defect reports, and construction de-
fect reports. In-house CPA, general contractor, and en-
gineers. Approved for IRS, federal, state, and munici-
pal courts. Offices in Orange County, San Diego/Inland
Empire and Northern California. See display ad on
page 81.

FINESTONE & RICHTER
11601 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1900, Los Angeles, CA
90025, (310) 575-0800, fax (310) 575-0170, e-mail:
hgould@frlawcorp.com. Contact Howard N. Gould.
Attorney malpractice in residential real estate, residen-
tial brokerage issues, and broker and finder issues.

SAMUEL K. FRESHMAN, BA, JD
6151 West Century Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles,
CA 90045, (310) 410-2300, fax (310) 410-2919. Con-
tact Samuel K. Freshman. Attorney and real estate
broker since 1956, banker, professor legal malpractice,
arbitration, brokerage malpractice, leases, syndication,
construction, property management, finance, due dili-
gence, conflict of interest, title insurance, banking, es-
crow, and development. Expert witness 20-plus years
in state and federal courts. Twenty-one published arti-

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cles, arbitrator and mediator, general partner $300,000      ganizations, and have experience across a broad             damages. Former VP/Partner IHOP, director to USA
plus, shopping centers, apartments, and industrial prop-     spectrum of industries and business issues. Degrees/li-     chains, author, arbitrator, and expert witness.
erty. JD Stanford (1956). See display ad on page 75.         censes: CPA; CVA; CFE; CMA; certified appraiser, PE;
                                                             RE broker.                                                  RETALIATION
FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY LLP
1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles,            TEMMY WALKER, INC.                                          HAIGHT CONSULTING
CA 90017, (213) 787-4000, fax (213) 787-4144,                5026 Veloz Avenue, Tarzana, CA 91356, (818) 760-            1726 Palisades Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272,
e-mail: dnolte@fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www             3355, fax (818) 999-0826, e-mail: temmyw@aol.com.           (310) 454-2988, fax (310) 454-4516. Contact Marcia
.fulcruminquiry.com. Contact David Nolte. Our analy-         Contact Temmy Walker. Specializes in expert witness         Haight. Human resources expert knowledgeable in
sis and research combined with unique presentation           testimony and litigation consultant in matters regarding    both federal and California law. Twenty-five years’ cor-
techniques have resulted in an unequaled track record        residential real estate, with emphasis on the customs       porate human resources management experience plus
in successful court cases and client recoveries. Our         and practice, standards of care, disclosure require-        over 14 years as a Human Resources Compliance
personnel are full-time and focused on the services we       ments, agency relationships, and broker supervision.        Consultant in California. Specializations include sexual
provide. We incorporate technology into our work to          Complete assistance. Extensive transaction and court        harassment, ADA/disability discrimination, other Title
provide great results at a more reasonable cost. Our         experience. Director California Association of Realtors,    VII and FEHA discrimination and harassment, retalia-
expertise encompasses damages analysis, lost profit           master faculty instructor for continuing education          tion, FMLA/CFRA, safety, and wrongful termination.
studies, business and intangible asset valuations, fraud     C.A.R. Excellent credentials and references. See            Courtroom testimony and deposition experience. Re-
investigations, forensic economic analysis, analysis of      display ad on page 83.                                      tained 60% for defense, 40% for plaintiff. Audit employ-
computerized data, and computer forensics. See dis-                                                                      er’s actions in preventing and resolving discrimination,
play ad on page 2.                                           ALAN D. WALLACE, ESQ.                                       harassment, and retaliation issues. Assess human re-
                                                             14011 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 406, Sherman Oaks,           sources policies and practices for soundness, for com-
HAMILTON, RABINOVITZ & ALSCHULER, INC.                       CA 91423, (818) 501-0133, fax (818) 905-6091, e-mail:       parison to prevailing practices, and for compliance.
6033 West Century Boulevard, Suite 890, Los Angeles,         awallace@covad.net. Contact Alan D. Wallace, Esq.           Evaluate employer responsiveness to complaints and
CA 90045, voice (310) 645-9000, fax (310) 645-8999.          Expert witness and litigation consulting for general real   effectiveness of employer investigations. Assist coun-
E-mail: frabinov@aol.com. Contact Francine Rabi-             estate matters, including law, custom and practice,         sel via preliminary case analysis, discovery strategy,
novitz, PhD, executive vice president. Public policy,        agency, disclosure, broker malpractice, standards of        examination of documents, and expert testimony.
finance, and management consultants providing litiga-         care for brokers, buyers and sellers. Broker and attor-
tion support, simulation, and modeling to courts and         ney. Involved as broker in more that 7,500 real estate      ROOFING AND WATERPROOFING
corporate/public litigants in land use, real estate devel-   transactions. Department of Real Estate master instruc-
                                                                                                                         ALLEN JACOBY ROOFING CONSULTANT
opment, environmental protection, mass tort (including       tor and author, former CAR hotline attorney, university
                                                                                                                         20549 Califa Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, (818)
toxic tort), insurance, finance, housing, minority rights,    law professor in real estate. Successfully testified in
                                                                                                                         991-1941, fax (818) 999-1143, e-mail: allenjacobyrc
education, and employment cases. Degrees/license:            dozens of cases. See display ad on page 80.
                                                                                                                         @aol.com. Contact Allen Jacoby. Roofing/waterproof-
MBAs, PhDs, cert. planners, MPAs, MCPs.
                                                                                                                         ing evaluations, failure analysis, litigation support, and
                                                             REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL                                       expert witness testimony. President, Burtech Consul-
ARTHUR MAZIROW
                                                             MAURICE ROBINSON & ASSOCIATES LLC                           tants. Member, American Arbitration Association. Com-
Freeman, Freeman & Smiley, LLP, 3415 Sepulveda
                                                             880 Apollo Street, Suite 125, El Segundo, CA                mercial panel, Construction Specifications Institute.
Boulevard, Suite 1200, Los Angeles, CA 90034, (310)
                                                             90245, (310) 640-9656, fax (310) 640-9276, e-mail:          Roof Consultant Institute, CA Contractors State License
255-6114, fax (310) 391-4042, e-mail: am@ffslaw.com.
                                                             maurice@mauricerobinson.com. Web site: www                  Board Industry Expert Panel. Associate member, Amer-
Web site: www.ffslaw.com. Contact Arthur Mazirow.
                                                             .mauricerobinson.com. Contact R. Maurice Robin-             ican Bar Association. See display ad on page 72.
Thirty-years of real estate law practice handling pur-
chases, sales, leases, ground leases, loan transac-          son, president. Hotel and real estate industry business
                                                             issues, including market, economic and financial feasi-      VAN DIJK & ASSOCIATES, INC.
tions, brokerage, and title matters. One of the principal
                                                             bility, valuation, and disputes between owner-operator,     28 Hammond, Suite G, Irvine, CA 92618, (949) 586-
authors of the lease forms and purchase forms pub-
                                                             borrower-lender, and franchisor-franchisee. Fluent in       3828, fax (949) 586-7429, e-mail: info@vdaconsulting
lished by the American Industrial Real Estate Associa-
                                                             management contracts, license agreements, ground            .com. Web site: www.vdaconsulting.com. Contact Nils
tion. Author, 100+ articles on legal aspects of real es-
                                                             and building leases, partnership and JV agreement,          Van Dijk. Experienced staff of consultants specializing
tate. Lecturer 300+ on leases and contracts for UCLA
                                                             concession contracts, development agreements, and           in forensic/expert witness litigation services, plan/docu-
Extension, CEB, and realty groups. Arbitrator with AAA.
                                                             loan docs. Can estimate damages and appraise prop-          ment review, specification preparation, and quality
See display ad on page 18.
                                                             erty values under multiple scenarios. Expert witness        control/management services.
JACK KARP/NATIONAL PROPERTIES GROUP                          testimony, litigation strategy, consultation and support,
31115 Ganado Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275,           damage calculations, lost profits analysis, real estate      SAFETY
(310) 377-6349, fax (310) 868-2880, e-mail: jlkarp           appraisals, deal structuring, workouts, new develop-
                                                                                                                         CONSULTANTS BUREAU, a division of
@cox.net. Industrial and commercial broker’s care and        ment, strategic planning, market demand assessment,
                                                                                                                         KASHAR TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC.
duties, professional obligations to clients. Mediation       acquisition due diligence, and economic, financial, and
                                                                                                                         5701 West Slauson Avenue, Suite 115, Culver City, CA
and arbitration between brokers and clients regarding        investment analysis.
                                                                                                                         90230, (310) 645-4404, fax (310) 645-9859, e-mail:
disputes, ethical questions, and fee division. Deal                                                                      lkashar@kts-cb.com. Web site: www.consultantsbureau
structuring and site location analysis. Real estate          RECEIVER                                                    .info. Contact Morris Farkas, PE. Mr. Farkas has
leases and purchase contracts and their interpreta-                                                                      extensive experience in litigation matters for both de-
                                                             SALTZBURG, RAY & BERGMAN, LLP
tions. Author AIR Net and Gross Leases and AIR Stan-                                                                     fense and plaintiffs. He has been able to provide useful
                                                             12121 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA
dard Offer and Agreement and Escrow Instruction for                                                                      analyses of a wide range of safety issues, primarily be-
                                                             90025, (310) 481-6700, fax (310) 481-6720. Contact
Purchase of Real Estate. See display ad on page 71.                                                                      cause of his educational degrees in Civil Engineering,
                                                             David L. Ray, Esq. Specializes in handling complex
                                                             receivership matters, such as partnership and corpo-        Public Administration and Safety and his professional
LAW OFFICES OF RUBIN & JACOBSON, LLP                                                                                     experience with Cal-Trans, Cal-OSHA, and the Public
                                                             rate dissolutions, including law firm dissolutions, and
1901 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles 90067,                                                                             Utilities Commission. He has taught courses in Occu-
                                                             government enforcement receivership actions, such as
(310) 788-0983, fax: (310) 788-0984, e-mail: law.jac                                                                     pational Safety and Health, Accident Prevention, and
                                                             actions brought by the California Department of Corpo-
@verizon.net. Web site: www.jurispro.com/mem                                                                             Construction Safety in several universities and col-
                                                             rations, Department of Real Estate, Commodities Fu-
/lawrencejacobson. Contact Lawrence M. Jacobson.                                                                         leges, and directly to the members of construction
                                                             ture Trading Commission, and Federal Trade Commis-
Practicing real estate law in California since 1968; For-                                                                trade unions. See insert in this issue.
                                                             sion. Nationally recognized in both the lender and liti-
mer VP-Legal Affairs, California Association of Realtors;
                                                             gation communities as qualified to assist in compli-
broker. Witness/consultant expertise in standard of                                                                      SECURITY
                                                             cated and commercially sophisticated liquidations, re-
care; brokerage; lawyer malpractice, transactions, cus-                                                                  CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS CONSULTANTS, LLC
                                                             organizations, and ongoing business operations.
tom and usage.                                                                                                           2275 Huntington Drive, Suite 309, San Marino, CA
                                                                                                                         91108, (626) 419-0082, fax (626) 799-7960, e-mail:
SCHULZE HAYNES & CO.                                         RESTAURANTS                                                 jfbroder@earthlink.net. Contact James F. Broder,
660 South Figueroa Street, Suite 1280, Los Angeles,          LEON GOTTLIEB—US-INT’L RESTAURANT,                          CFE, CPP, FACFE, Author. “Risk Analysis and Secu-
CA 90017, (213) 627-8280, fax (213) 627-8301,                HOTEL & FRANCHISE CONSULTANT                                rity Surveys,” premise liability, adequate vs. inadequate
e-mail: expert@schulzehaynes.com. Web site: www              4601 Sendero Place, Tarzana, CA 91356-4821, USA,            security procedures and practices, expert case analy-
.schulzehaynes.com. Contact Karl J. Schulze or               (818) 757-1131, fax (818) 757-1816, e-mail: lgottlieb       sis and testimony, corporate procedures, training and
Dana Haynes, principals. Specialties: forensic busi-         @aol.com. Web site: http://members.aol.com/lgottlieb        operations, kidnap, ransom, extortion, and workplace
ness analysis and accounting, lost profits, economic          /myhomepage/business.html. Specialties: USA/Int’l           violence issues. Thirty-five years of law enforcement
damages, expert testimony, discovery assistance,             restaurant/hotel/franchise experience since 1960.           and security experience, domestic and international.
business and real estate valuations, construction            Hands-on consultant and expert witness, all types of        Listed in the Encyclopedia of Security Management as
claims, corporate recovery, real estate transactions,        restaurants, franchises, fast food, training, manuals,      “One of the most highly recognized security authorities
financial analysis and modeling, major professional or-       safety, security, injury, operating standards, and P&L      in the US.” CA PI Lic. 0021073.


82 LOS ANGELES LAWYER / APRIL 2004
SEXUAL HARASSMENT/                                           accountants regarding tax penalties and professional       barriers. Hundreds of cases. Undergraduate work—
DISCRIMINATION                                               responsibility matters.                                    UCLA; graduate work—Yale University.

HAIGHT CONSULTING                                            TRAFFIC ENGINEER                                           TRIAL CONSULTANTS
1726 Palisades Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272,
(310) 454-2988, fax (310) 454-4516. Contact Marcia           WILLIAM KUNZMAN, PE                                        MOLLY MURPHY TRIAL CONSULTANT/
Haight. Human resources expert knowledgeable in              1111 Town and Country #34, Orange, CA 92868,               MEDIATOR
both federal and California law. Twenty-five years’ cor-      (714) 973-8383, fax (714) 973-8821, e-mail: mail           1541 Ocean Avenue, 2nd Floor, Santa Monica,
porate human resources management experience plus            @traffic-engineer.com. Web site: www.traffic-engineer      CA 90401, (310) 458-7720, fax (310) 458-7298,
over 14 years as a Human Resources Compliance                .com. Contact William Kunzman, PE. Traffic expert          e-mail: mickeyslaw@yahoo.com. Web site: www
Consultant in California. Specializations include sexual     witness since 1979, both defense and plaintiff. Auto,      .jury-trialconsultant.com. Contact Molly M. Murphy.
harassment, ADA/disability discrimination, other Title       pedestrian, bicycle, and motorcycle accidents. Largest     Theme development, voir dire strategy, jury question-
VII and FEHA discrimination and harassment, retalia-         settlement: $2,000,000 solo vehicle accident case          naires, and jury selection, trial/evidence strategy, strat-
tion, FMLA/CFRA, safety, and wrongful termination.           against Caltrans. Before becoming expert witnesses,        egy and design of case presentation, preparation of
Courtroom testimony and deposition experience. Re-           employed by Los Angeles County Road Department,            expert/lay witnesses, presentation and strategy for
tained 60% for defense, 40% for plaintiff. Audit employ-     Riverside County Road Department, City of Irvine, and      opening statement/closing argument, mock trials, jury
er’s actions in preventing and resolving discrimination,     Federal Highway Administration. Knowledge of govern-       monitoring throughout the trial, and posttrial jury inter-
harassment, and retaliation issues. Assess human re-         mental agency procedures, design, geometrics, signs,       views. ELMO system for trial presentation.
sources policies and practices for soundness, for com-       traffic controls, maintenance, and pedestrian protection
parison to prevailing practices, and for compliance.
Evaluate employer responsiveness to complaints and
effectiveness of employer investigations. Assist coun-
sel via preliminary case analysis, discovery strategy,                                                                            Matthew Lankenau
examination of documents, and expert testimony.                                                                                   213-996-2549
                                                                                                                                  matthew_lankenau@urscorp.com
BRIAN H. KLEINER, PhD
Professor of Human Resource Management, California
State University, 800 North State College Boulevard,                                          URS is the nation’s largest engineering, consulting and construction
LH-640, Fullerton, CA 92834, (714) 879-9705, fax (714)                                        services firm. URS specializes in the resolution of construction disputes.
879-5600. Contact Brian H. Kleiner, PhD. Specializa-
tions include wrongful termination, discrimination, sex-
ual harassment, ADA, evaluation of policies and prac-                                         Dispute Resolution & Forensic Analysis             Technical Expertise
tices, reasonable care, progressive discipline, con-                                          Design/Construction Claims                         Architecture
ducting third-party workplace investigations, retaliation,                                    Environmental Claims                               Engineering
RIFs, statistics, negligent hiring, promotion selections,                                     Bid/Cost/Damage Analysis                           Scheduling
CFRA/FMLA, compensation, wage and hours, ERISA,                                               Construction Defect Analysis                       Construction Management
workplace violence, and OSHA. Consultant to over 100                                          Delay/Acceleration/Disruption Analysis             Cost Estimating & Auditing
organizations. Over 500 publications. Five-time winner                                        Expert Witness Testimony                           Environmental
of CSUF Meritorious Performance Award. Extensive ex-                                          Insurance/Bond Claims                              Geotechnical
perience giving testimony effectively.

STEPHEN J. MOREWITZ, PhD & ASSOCIATES
5300 Bothwell Road, Tarzana, CA 91356, (818) 594-
1587, fax (818) 345-9981, e-mail: morewitz@earthlink
.net. Web site: http//home.earthlink.net/~morewitz/                 R E A L E S TAT E / R E A L P R O P E R T Y M AT T E R S
Contact Dr. Steve Morewitz. Disability and sexual
harassment. Evaluates disability and sexual harass-
ment. Provides other experts. Eighteen years of experi-                              Specializations:
ence. Professor and dean, author of three books and
over 60 abstracts and articles.                                    Customs & Standards of Practice, Agency Relationships
STATISTICS
                                                                    Material Disclosure in Residential Real Estate Sales
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